POLICE are appealing for witnesses after someone cut a hole in a door in a house in Oldstead, near Byland Abbey, before entering it on Friday, March 21.

Although it is not yet clear whether anything was taken, it is believed the offenders searched the property sometime between 2pm and 2.30pm.

Anyone with information should phone 101, select option two and ask for PC Melony Pitchford or email melony.pitchford@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk, quoting reference number 12140045647.